Move from the world's largest asset manager delivers a warning shot to other boardrooms dithering on climate action.
Assets acquired for an undisclosed amount include the CfD-backed 14.4MW Charity Farm in Shropshire, but is largely comprised of projects backed by Renewable Obligation Certificates, companies said.
More than two-thirds of the $36tr of assets held by some of the world's largest asset managers are being managed by responsible investment 'laggards' and poor performers, while the industry currently has no stand-out leaders, damning new research shows....
The firm's sustainability funds will exclude companies with thermal coal and oil sands exposure, it announced today
Hundreds of major firms, including Amazon, BlackRock, and Tyson Foods, have no commitment to ending deforestation in their supply chains, Global Canopy claims
Larry Fink has unveiled a raft of actions to integrate sustainability into BlackRock's investment offering, with ESG set to be assessed with the 'same rigour' as liquidity and credit risk
Move comes just a month after the firm was accused of being 'full of greenwash' by former US Vice President Al Gore
World's largest asset manager promises to work with Ellen MacArthur Foundation to explore how investment flows can drive circular economy
'The world's leading investor in climate destruction can no longer evade responsibility'
Investment arm of Legal & General releases new research highlighting growing urgency of policy action to limit warming to 'well within' 2C
Asset management giant warns investors are vastly underestimating risks posed by climate change impacts today 'not just years in the future'
'Purpose is not a mere tagline or marketing campaign', insists BlackRock boss
Hoax letter purporting to be from BlackRock CEO Larry Fink had promised to take much harder line on companies involved in fossil fuels
Assessing companies using environmental social governance criteria can positively impact investment returns, asset manager Amundi finds
Climate finance boost for developing nations also sees BlackRock partner with France, Germany, and philanthropic foundations to scale up renewables
Group calls out Larry Fink for failing to 'walk the talk'
BP, BlackRock, Equinor and ExxonMobil expected to attend Vatican this week to discuss climate change
Patrick Doherty explains how the BlackRock bosses calls for businesses to explain their purpose could prove transformational
'A new model for corporate governance': BlackRock boss calls on all firms to set out social and environmental strategy
In a landmark letter chief executive at the world's largest asset manager warns firms can only fulfil their potential if they have a 'sense of purpose'
Asset manager breaks with tradition, revealing proxy voting records backing climate disclosure and promising to take more public positions on climate risk in the future
Solar developer and asset management giant plan to consolidate secondary UK solar market by targeting 1GW of installed capacity acquisitions over the next three years
Investment giant announces that its Renewable Income Fund has become the largest in the UK after a third successful fund-raising round
BlackRock launches its own Green Bond Index Fund, as Shenzen Stock Exchange partners with academics and Luxembourg Stock Exchange to form new Chinese Green Bond index series